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Freshman Class and Parent Orientation August 14

Freshman Orientation

Freshman Orientation for the Class of 2023 will be held on Wednesday, August 14. The freshmen will check-in beginning at 1:30 PM and be directed to an assigned classroom where they will meet their Moreau Mentors. All freshmen must be in their assigned classroom by 2:00 PM. The Freshmen need to be in school uniform, they do not need to bring their iPads or any other school supplies. 
 
During Freshman Orientation, the freshmen will attend their first Mass, attend a pep rally, meet with their counselor and the Deans, have their ID photo taken, attend an Activity Fair. The freshmen will also be introduced to their Moreau Mentors who will meet with them throughout the school year to provide them with information and guidance.
 
Dinner and snacks will be provided, Dinner will consist of Cheeseburgers, Hamburgers, Garden Burgers, a bag of chips, cookies and bottled water. If your child has dietary restrictions, please send them with dinner. 
 
The freshmen may be picked up at 8:45 PM.

Freshman Parent Orientation

Orientation for parents of freshmen is also on Wednesday, August 14 and begins at 6:00 p.m. while the student orientation is in progress. Parents are asked to check-in at the tables outside the cafeteria beginning at 5:45 p.m., pick up registration packets, visit the student club booths, and enjoy some light refreshments in the gym from 5:45 - 6:15 p.m. (Please bring a refillable water bottle with you to help us work towards the goal of reducing plastic waste.) 

We will begin the official presentations at 6:15 p.m. in the gym and then rotate parents through a series of information sessions across campus that include information on parent technology for viewing student grades and attendance, disciplinary policies, an opportunity to meet the freshmen counselors and campus ministry team, extracurricular offerings for students, and opportunities for parent involvement. 

This is a very informative evening, and valuable information will be presented so it is essential that every freshman has at least one parent or guardian in attendance. Freshmen parents will be receiving an email link to register for this event. Please register as soon as possible, and no later than Friday, August 9 so that we have an accurate count for refreshments and seating. If you have not received this link by Monday, August 5, please contact Julia Pérez, in the admissions office at (818) 933-3632. 

Note: parents are encouraged to bring a smartphone or iPad to the orientation for use during the technology rotation. 

Parents will be reunited with their students at the end of the evening, approximately 8:45 p.m., on the baseball field. 

A reminder that parking is always a challenge, so please be sure to allow enough time to find parking on adjacent streets or across the street in the open parking lot behind the Bank of America building. 

Schedule for Parent Orientation- Wednesday, August 14 5:45 p.m. – approx. 8:45 p.m. 
  • Parents of Freshmen Register outside the Cafeteria  5:45-6:15 
  • Receive packets, visit club tables, grab a bite to eat 5:45-6:15 
  • Welcome and Introductions                                                6:15-6:45 
  • Rotations                                                                                    6:55-8:50 
  • After Rotations Pick up your Freshman at the Baseball Field 

Rotations: Parents will all rotate through four different presentations: 
  • Holy Cross Mission & Parent Involvement
  • Parent Technology Training
  • Meet the Freshmen Counselors, Deans, and Campus Ministry Team
  • Extra-Curricular Opportunities for Your Student

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